Previous winner, a 1969 Lotus Europa owned by Don Elliott

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. August 13, 2019 – United Way of Nevada County is proud to announce its 12th annual BBQ competition, which will include a Car & Motorcycle Show and a Disc Golf tournament. This exciting event will take place at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley on Oct. 19th.

Registration forms are now available for individuals that would like to participate in the car & motorcycle show. If you are interested in displaying your car or motorcycle, get your registration in as soon as possible, as there will be limited space. During this fun day, there will also be a Backyard BBQ competition, a disc golf tournament, vendors, music, and a kid’s area.

This event always includes a vast array of vehicles, from cars of the future (Electric vehicles) to vintage cars. There will be awards given out for the “Best in Show” for car and motorcycle. If you have a foreign or domestic car, electric vehicle or a motorcycle, now is the time to register! Register your vehicle and join United Way for a fun day and some delicious BBQ!

United Way of Nevada County’s service priority is to strive to assure all individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic need for food, emergency shelter and access to health care. All the proceeds from this event will go to the United Way of Nevada County.

Car show registration forms are available at, or contact United Way at (530) 274-8111 or